Gayane Alberti Asatryan


Lecturer at Department of Sociology and Social Work, Armenian State Pedagogical University

2015 – Present Applicant of the Chair of Applied Psychology at ASPU after Khachatur Abovyan

2000-2002 Yerevan State University, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Master of Social Work
1996-2000 Yerevan State University, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Social Work Bachelor’s Degree

Work Experience
08. 2011 – Prezent. Lecturer at Department of Sociology and Social Work, Armenian State Petagogical University
02-05. 2017 Qualification training implementation for state probation officers of RA , PH International Armenia
<Development of skills and abilities in working with probation beneficiaries>
08-11.2014 Expansion team leader, Children of Armenia Fund
02.2011 – 02.2012 Quality Control Manager, Institute for Political and Sociological Consulting
• Organization and management on-field coordination and monitoring of qualitative and quantitative surveys / 18 surveys/
05.2010 - 02.2011 Social work supervisors and training team leader, «Mission Armenia» NGO
05.2007 – 05.2010 Field Coordinator, “Mission Armenia” NGO
• Organization and coordination of field work, strategic planning of the organization program activities, supervision of social work and social services
05. 2002– 05.2010. Social Work Supervisor, “Mission Armenia” NGO
12. 2002- 05.2010 Training Coordinator
04-06.2009 2011-2015 social strategy of the state social support for the elderly people/ action plan/ draft making, UN economy comitee, Ministry of work and social issues, experts workgroup team member
06– 10. 2006 UNDP Millennium Development Goals Localization / Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Participatory Process Animator
• Carry out participatory sessions on the PRSP review and MDG localization as instructed, prepare the community level Reports on participatory sessions. /using qualitative methods/

08. 2005 Consultant, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
• Consultant for the provision of consultancy services to SDC and ICRC related with the provision of social services to the vulnerable population

05.2005 External Expert, International Committee of the Red Cross, Abkhazia, Georgia
05.2004 External Expert, Management System International, Tbilisi, Georgia
01 - 12.2003 Trainer of social work, Academy for Educational Development
2001 – 2002 Introduction to and Execution of Non-Institutional Service Provision Training Module by the Community-Based Organizations of Caucasus, Mission Armenia
• Trainer/Social Sphere Expert for NGOs sector of Georgia, Azerbaijan and Dagestan
2000 - 2002 Community social worker “Mission Armenia” NGO
09. 2000 – 05.2001 Social work supervisor “Aragast” NGO
Oct. 1998-June 2002 Vice-president and co-founder of the “Socium” social work club of the Yerevan State University
Nov. 1998-May 2000 Volunteer worker “Mission Armenia”


Bachelor's degree course
• Basics of social work
• Models of social work
• Methods of social work
• Case managment
• International social work
• Social work with offenders
• Information technologies in social work
• Studying of public opinion
• Social Gerontology
• Sociology of family
Master's degree course
• Social work in community of RA
• Social support sistem of RA
• Forensic social work, social work with offenders

Scope of Academic Interests
Social work with different group of population, Social work in community, Social isolation as a social problem


May 21-23 2008 Second European Conference “Our future – Quality Aging Services”, Exchange visits <Quality of social servises for elderly people> Vienna Australia
Jun-July 2007 Participate in an exchange visit between Armenia and Sweden. Participate in several important meetings and seminars on the issue empowering the elderly people.
29Aug - 4Sept2006 Certifies that successfully completed participation in the Basic Methods and Models of Participation Learning Action (PLA) Training Program. (Certified by the UNDP)
4-14 Aug 2003 Training and Curriculum Development in collaboration with AED and University of Connecticut. Certifies that successfully completed participation in the Social Case Training Program (Certified by the Connecticut University, AED & USAID)
Sept 14 – 18, 2002 International Workshop, exchange visit/ organizing of social services, Budapest Hungry
June-July, 2000 “Principles and Ethics of Social Work” held by the Norwegian Refugee Council

1. Juveniles work in the probation service/ practical guide / <Legal education and rehabilitation program implementation center> State Non Commercial organization, Yerevan 2017, M. Khorenaci 162a
2. Poverty as a challenge for social exclusion of the elderly in modern Armenian society/ <Nauchnaiq Misl> quarterly scientific-methodological magazine, Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics in Cherepovec № 2 (24)2017, с70-73
3. Reasons of family conflicts and their overcoming ways in the transforming society/ Manin Issues of pedagogy and psychology 2,.2015, pg.116 - 121
4. Problems of elderly people with limited abilites in RA/ conference materials by the strategy plan of sociology and social work department 2014-2015 yy. As defined by the United Nations ‹‹International day of the people with disability›› after 20 years, conference materials .- Yerevan 2014, pg52-57
5. The development of relations between the generations during the transitional period /conference materials by the strategy plan of sociology and social work department 2012-2013y ‹‹ Youth value orientations and their problems››. Yerevan 2012, pg 100-103
6. Social-Health model of social services for elderly people /Mission Armenia NGO/ Network cooperation for incising of quality life for the elderly people in the countries of Central Asia and South Caucasus, pg 20-22, Tbilisi 2009

Languages Armenian, Russian, English

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